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Public Use Files

CMS is renaming the EHR Incentive Programs to the Promoting Interoperability (PI) Programs to continue the agency’s focus on improving patients’ access to health information and reducing the time and cost required of providers to comply with the programs’ requirements. CMS is also in the process of finalizing updates to the programs through rulemaking. For more information, visit the landing page where CMS will publish updates and additional resources as soon as they are available.

Meaningful Use Data: Public Use Files

This release contains the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) most recent Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF). This release contains EHR Incentive Program data on Eligible Professionals (EPs) in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program. The CMS Medicare EHR Incentive Program Eligible Professionals PUF is an EP-level file in which each record provides the type and specialty of the EP together with his/her responses to the meaningful use core and menu measures. The General Documentation file and Data Dictionary and Codebook outline the methodology of the EP PUF and provide an outline of the fields used in the PUF.

This release also contains the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) most recent Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program Eligible Hospitals Public Use File (PUF). This release contains EHR Incentive Program data on eligible hospitals in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program. The CMS Medicare EHR Incentive Program Eligible Hospitals PUF is an eligible hospital-level file in which each record provides the hospital type together with each hospital’s responses to the meaningful use core and menu measures. 
There is no data available for participants in the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program. Inquiries for Medicaid meaningful use data must be directed to the individual State Medicaid Agencies.

Eligible Professionals Stage 1 and Stage 2 Files

Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) General Documentation

Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) Data Dictionary and Codebook Stage 1 and Modified Stage 2

Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) Data Dictionary and Codebook Stage 2 

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Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) Stage 1 (1)

Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) Stage 1 (2)

Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) Stage 1 (3)

Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) Stage 1 (4)

Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) Stage 1 (5)

Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) Stage 1 (6)

Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) Stage 1 (7)

Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) Stage 1 (8)

Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) Stage 1 (9)

Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) Stage 1 (10)

Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) Stage 1 (11)

Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) Stage 1 (12)

Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) Stage 1 Modified

     Stage 2

Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) Stage 2 (1)

Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) Stage 2 Modified (1)

Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) Stage 2 Modified (2)

Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) Stage 2 Modified (3)

Eligible Professionals Public Use File (PUF) Stage 2 Modified (4)

Eligible Hospitals Stage 1 and Stage 2 Files

Eligible Hospitals Public Use File (PUF) Data Dictionary and Codebook

Eligible Hospitals Public Use File (PUF) Stage 1 and Stage 1 Modified

Eligible Hospitals Public Use File (PUF) Stage 2 and Stage 2 Modified

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